Apple is expected to move 25% of all iPhone production to India by 2025

Apple will move 25% of its entire iPhone production line to India by 2025 as it seeks to diversify its supply chain, JP Morgan analysts said (via Reuters).

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Apple currently manufactures some ‌iPhone‌ models in India, including the iPhone 13 and soon the iPhone 14. Apple’s supply chain remains heavily concentrated in China, but the company has made efforts to move suppliers and production lines elsewhere.

Analysts at JP Morgan estimate that by the end of 2022, 5% of ‌iPhone 14‌ production will be moved to India, with a significant shift occurring three years later. In addition to moving 25% of ‌iPhone‌ production to India by 2025, analysts expect Apple to move 25% of other product lines out of China, including AirPods, Macs, Apple Watch and iPad.

Apple’s suppliers, including Foxconn, have invested heavily in India with supply chain infrastructure, factories and training over the past few years. Apple is expected to start manufacturing ‌iPhone 14‌ models in India in the coming weeks, but the company’s high priority on secrecy has reportedly complicated plans.

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